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Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
. >> reporter: we checked in on two spots daly city and here in pacifica. here residents aren't nervous they are so committed to this area they built in lovely space here they say the views are so wonderful, so incredible they are worth protecting. images from two years ago were unbelievable and for the -- forgetable. 50 feet of hillside disappeared two apartment buildings were condemned. as storms roll in officials say they aren't worried about a repeat. >> we haven't seen any advanced erosion or continued since we were here two years ago. >> reporter: 320 and 330 esplanade are still empty, costs have prevented owners from protecting these apartments. the building next door is still full of residents who love living here the owner has taken steps to stabilize the hillside. >> the work the people did in this area seems to have affect. >> reporter: new problem in daly city this hillside came down two weeks ago when a pipe broke. >> we were worried more mud will flow. look at the weather. >> reporter: city officials tell abc7 news they feel confident the hillside will hold. if it doesn't, the
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
p.m. once the storm hits, they will need help clearing those drains, obviously. the city is looking for volunteers to pitch in to get that job done. now, crews in the north bay are also getting ready for the storms. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live from a sandbag station in san anselmo. folks there have needed the sandbags many times before. >> absolutely, dan. sandbag stations are open across the north bay tonight. and i have to tell you, not much sand left at this one here in san anselmo. people have been here all day getting ready for the rain. >> renee is not taking chances. he is filling sandbags. >> we are at the bought m to of the hill in san rafael. it comes down the hill hard. just taking precautions and got a little flooded last year. >> san anselmo is one of many cities providing the do it yourself sandbag station. joy this is our high water mark and -- >> this is our high water mark and in the store it was four and a half feet high. and it was not just water. it was mud. >> marty is uneasy about the approaching storms. in 2005 she lost everything in her downtow
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
to moderate rain as is san bruno south san francisco daly city, colma towards burlingame that is going to continue to sink south over the next hour if you live near the dumbarton bridge or north you will get light to moderate rain and light rain in the south bay possibly moderate rain in the santa cruz mountains. over the past six hours russian river only quarter of an inch, santa rosa half an inch. petaluma a little more than a quarter. let's talk about temperatures dress for mid 50s to low 60s. mid 50s around the monterey bay. rain this morning, showers this afternoon. foggy spots the next couple of nights brighter and drier starting tomorrow. here's that wave we talked about yesterday, hooking up with the front slowing progress bringing us the higher intensity of rain during the morning commute, you can see noon the steadier rain moves east, scattered light showers will continue during the afternoon hours if you have outdoor plans be prepared overnight maybe a stray shower then tomorrow's morning commute all gone a little fog forming then partly sunny and dry thursday afternoo
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
rain in fremont and gusty winds in union city. on the peninsula, a heavy downpour and winds have lightened up here. but still some light rain. the front has yet to move through san francisco. some heavier rain on the peninsula from woodside to 280 and flooding is happening in the santa cruz mountains. we are looking at rain rates of an inch an hour and another additional inch is forecasted. take a look at these current wind gusts. you can see where the front has moved through. it is breezy and dangerous out there. and throw 10:15 we will be looking at flooding imminent, and then beyond that the creeks and the streams will be draining into the rivers, and then we are looking at the rivers rising right on through midday. carolyn? >> it is a wild morning. thank you, low saw. both eastbound lanes of the richmond san rafael bridge remain blocked by an overturned big rig right now. the chp won't even think about moving it until the winds die down. abc7 news reporter nick smith is on the bridge to update this storm-related news. >> carolyn, this is the first time i have had an opportuni
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
may see slow traffic heading into the city. let's look at the waze app, 101 through petaluma into novato spotters are reporting fog visibility could be affected. download this app to get around your commute, free on the apple app store and google play. >>> 6:02. breaking news near livermore two chp officers injured when their car flipped during a high speed chase this is altamont pass, the pursuit started 3:30 this morning near isabel avenue in livermore officers were chasing a speeding driver through a construction zone when they flipped. officers were taken to the hospital to be checked out. kira klapper will have more in a live report in a few minutes. >>> happening now we are waiting for the u.s. supreme court to reveal within the next hour whether it will weigh in on same-sex marriage. the court is expected to announce whether it will review the legality of prop 8. california's ban on same-sex marriage. the court may take up federal defense of marriage act which bars federal benefits to same-sex couples flash flood the court does review prop 8, a ruling will come -- before ju
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
view drive and into the neighborhood. city crews tell us piles of large debris plugged up the culvert and the force of the flood water started washing away the earth between the culvert and the road. that's when the pavement collapsed on top of the utility lines. there could have been raw sue -- sewage running down the treat. >> it was a moving target. we saul the road had begun to dip, appeared to be failing. we called central sand. they were working on top of the failing road, and they worked very rapidly through the morning, and were able to get the line in before the road finally collapsed. reporter: this chest of drawers is among the debris that washed down the creek and plugged up the culvert. you can see logs, tree stumps and an assortment of garbage. the city still doesn't have an accurate read how many homes are affected but says the residents will probably by without water throughout the night. interestingly the same culvert was plugged and caused serious flooding in 1997. back livement you can see the hole in the ground. hey several utility crews out here trying to
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
city is facing, not enough money to maintain them. >> reporter: the experts say trees like these in washington square park in san francisco should be pruned every three to five years. but because of budget constraints, san francisco is pushing for ten to 12 years. combined with rain can be a dangerous kings. >> it was a surprise but not a shock when this tree on the sidewalk gave way. she had been calling the city since may alert them the gentleman jess particular tree was dying and needed care. >> they are not very good about checking it on their own. as a homeowner i take responsibility to tell them to check the tree. it's one of 40,000 trees the city is responsible for. the department of public works it should have been reviewed. there are only three inspectors to do the job. because of a budget that has been chipped away as dramatically as this tree. >> we have a budget about $3-4 million for street maintenance in san francisco. there was study done just to maintain the trees we need about $25 million. that is a big short fall right there. >> department spokes woman says in the
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
see things piling up , you will have to go to the city and let them know there is a problem before it becomes critical. in this case it was a little late. >> back live and you can see they are excavating the chunks of pavement that collapsed into the hole. the city will be out here assessing the damage before they get to work replacing the entire culvert. again, the city manager says it could take quite some time. reporting live in lafayette, alan wang, abc news. >> thank you. >>> a portion of highway 1 flooded stranding cars. they were over the scene as the rescue truck pulled away. we caught up with one of the drivers, and she told us she was driving through the flood just fine until something happened. >> a truck came by and just completely washed me over. a huge wave of water came over the car and i couldn't see a thing and the car died. >> some nice people pulled kate's car to high ground and helped her get it started again. the water has receded enough to not pose a threat to drivers. >>> peter sent us this picture this morning via you report. he says some good samaritans res
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
looking it he rain but gusty winds. lighter rains into fremont and union city and the south bay. this will all continue to increase throughout the day. the first half of the day looking much, much different than the second half. carolyn. >> lisa, you are the key person this morning. thank you so much. big concern in the north bay is flooding, especially along creeks and rivers. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
green indicating on the map we'll start moving in. daly city and berkeley, piedmont, the claremont avenue area being hit with a good burst of rain, and towards oakley and brentwood, seeing moderate rain. these are cells moving around, and this is actually the warm sector. this is 7:00 tonight. this is the warm sector, the mod rain in the north bay. and a little break around midnight and by 3:00 a.m., this is storm number three. this is 5:00 a.m. heavy rain starting to move down into the north bay. 7:00 a.m., starts to move down to about the golden gate bridge, sfo. 9:00 a.m. heavy rainfall. now starting to move into the east bay. fairfield, concord. notice the clearing that takes place behind the very rapidly, at 11:00 a.m., and then moves on towards the south. of course the concerns up on the riffs and we'll look at those concerns in a bit. >> ama: in napa, the national weather service issued a flood warning for the napa river, a waterway prone to flooding, and the city's residents are hoping it's not a repeat of the devastating flood in 2005. >> the napa river looks calm now but
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 11:00am PST
can't imagine for everyone else i am >> reporter: city leaders say it will be this way for sometime. >> this -- this will not be used until spring or summer. >> reporter: they spent last night and this morning focusing on getting people's utilities. when the road collapsed it is ver essential water and sewage lines. -- crews put temporary crews in place to get water to which worked. >> it was weak i wouldn't want to do that everyday but it was there >> reporter: next on the list to build a temporary storm drain then they will come up with a permanent solution which will take several months to come phraoeplt the thought of living with this giant hole is unnerving to some. >> a little terrifying. i know that people are working on it, i've got confidence in the city to take care of. >> reporter: others are looking at the positive this shortcut to downtown through their neighborhood has been severed. >> all the traffic comes through, nobody stops at the signs, dangerous for the kids. >> the good news is that everybody who list in the vicinity can still get to work or school by taking a
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
oregon and eureka and crescent city now. impressive shield of clouds coming our way that's why i think we'll see the sprinkles become more light rain in the north bay noon, rain steady north bay 4:00, starting to head into the heart of the bay, it will be in most of the bay by 7:00. temperatures starting off around 50, hang out in the mid uper 50s at noon, near 60 by 4:00, back to the 50s by 7:00. tomorrow the rain will be steady in the morning, tomorrow's morning commute will be the one most affected by the wet weather. scattered showers wednesday afternoon. drier pattern thursday hangs around through at least friday >>> so far, so good many san jose 87 northbound past hp pavilion, you can see traffic moving at the limit light dry roads no problems northbound through san jose 80 westbound past golden gate fields and university avenue into the berkeley curve, emeryville and the macarthur maze is at the limit. a little busier, i don't see stalls or accidents or slowing for your 80 east shore commute. good news for mass transit, muni back on track, all power restored, everybody is
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 1:05am PST
either. heather ishimaru is live in daly city where the flooding is a worry there as well. heather? >> reporter: dan, this is the daly city vet that was inundated by mud a couple weeks ago. here the slide covered the road. down on highway 1 cal trans is worried about the road itself sliding away. the coast can be as beautiful as it is treacherous. heavy rains called forecloser than usual monitoring -- for closer than usual monitoring of highway 1 that is prone to rock slides and worse. in 1995 and in 2006 the hillside separated from itself and it headed for the water below calling months long closures. the locals know rain can take away their north-south route between pacifica and monterra. >> i have seen that through earthquakes and i have seen it be closed for a year. i have seen everybody get rerouted up thine 2 and down 280. it wouldn't be the first time it has happened. >> cal trans is thinking about cleaning out the storm drain. a superintendent drives the highway every day for a visual inspection. and their electronic monitors are alarm sounds in oaknd la. he commutes every
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
we hear complaints about water backing up in the mission district. today, city workers broug in sandbags, to protect businesses and homes. the neighborhood is a former lagoon. rain water just runs down from neighborhoods and pools there. we talked with one person who says this is great. >> people get between seven to 10. and there is maybe a front door but when have you loading dock as cross the street which is a restaurant that is all open across. that goes three feet below street level. they need 35 dags -- 35 bags. >> the city has a plan owe keep the mission from flooding going forward. the rain is a problem in daily city. work crews trying to shore up a hillside that crumbled after a rupture. it let loose what,000 gallons of water and just unleashed a huge mudslide. crews have been out there replacing the soil that shifted. the hillside must be shored up. what is job one. >> the california emergency management agency reminds us this weather provides a good reason to make sure that we are ready for rainy season or a natural hazard. we're encouraged to have our kits stocked wi
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
hopefully mitigating potential hazards. >> reporter: one arborists returned from new york city where he been working on the mess left by superstorm sandy. he's been out here for a few days dealing with the problems, he's going back to new york city today because the cleanup continues back there. in the bay area, water coming up here, trees coming down, 900 people without power in san rafael. that's the story so far the heaviest rain still on the way. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> crews in the santa cruz mountains hope to have one lane open on vine hill road today. a section of that road collapsed. vine hill road is an escape route for santa cruz in case of an emergency he advantage . fixing the road will take one month. -- >>> in san francisco the department of public works preparing for more rain. crews answered 40 calls to clear trees and branches from the streets during last sunday's storm. they've been checking out vulnerable trees. dpw is offering free sandbags. stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage, you can track the storm any time with live doppler 7 hd at
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 1:05am PST
the city's engel side district. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. firecrews are on the scene and it is happening at a home in engel side heights. abc7 news reporter ama dates is live with the latest on this. ama? >> dan, fire officials will confirm one person was found dead in the house. they will not say anything about the victim's identitiment we are are -- identity. we are a block away from the house. you can see what it looked like when we arrived on scene. it broke out about 8:40. about 40 firefighters responded, and they were able to put the fire out in 40 minutes. it burned through the garage and the second floor of the home. one person was found dead inside. now it wasn't the resident or the neighbor who called the fire in. it was an off duty firefighter who smelled smoke. >> firefighters have had good noses. they smelled like some wood was burning somewhere. they let the you are fireman know. >> reporter: and most of the damage was contained to that house on the corner. there was some smoke damage to the house next to it. one person has been confirmed de
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
and many women don't fall into the categories yet, three cities are now said to have different rates than the average. researchers also found parts of contra costa, napa, solano, santa clara and san mateo counties had 10% to 20% higher rates. project relied on data from california cancer registry, looking at cases from 2000, to 2008. she was involved in the project. barlow says it could lead to further research. >> you know, we're in the district. >> rica lives in half moon bay, making the list of the area was higher rates. she was diagnosed six years ago. >> when woe see certain areas have risks it leads to us ask why? >> having a lot of breast tissue is associated with higher risk of breast cancer, dense breast tissue and a tumor appear white. so doctors have to notify women in whiting -- writing if they have high density. the law goes into affect april 1, 2013. dan? >> yes. thank you. >> coming up here next michael finney with the high tech gift that can't keep up with demands this holiday season. >> also, a sheriff goes back to school to tackle a serious subject. parents co
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 4:30am PST
that we are starting out middle 50 redwood city 57 san jose as well as the coast and downtown we are looking at temperatures today to stay on the mild side this is a system coming from the pacific that will allow for temperatures to stay in the 60s. heaviest rain will be in the north and then by the late afternoon into the evening commute, it -- 63 downtown, 65 in livermore today, heaviest rain through the overnight hours, into your friday morning commute then the biggest system, latter part of the weekend with that one we are concerned about flooding perhaps in the north bay. let's look at our morning commute with sue hall. >>> good morning. so far, so good. we are at the golden gate bridge live shot crews picking up lanes and reconfiguring. roadwork on north end of the span because of those crews looks like they are wrapping up now no delays here, smooth sailing over the waldo past spencer and rodeo drive, "sig alert" in the napa area 121 at highway 128, two-lane highway blocking northbound, a driver swerved to avoid a deer and flipped his car. northbound 880 hegenberger off-ramp a
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
can't imagine for everyone else. >> city leaders say it will be this way sometime. >> this will not be used until spring or summer. >> last night, and this morning focusing on getting people utilities up and running. the road collapsed, it receivered water and sewage lines. crews put tubes in place to get water to people which worked but at the patterson house that meant a compromised shower this morning it was weak. i won't want to do that every day, but waits there. >> next to build a temporary storm drain, then, they'll come up with a permanent solution. the thought of living with the giant hole is a bit unnerving to some. >> it's terrifying. i know people are working on it. i've got confidence in the city to take care of it. >> others looking at positive side. this short cut throughout the neighborhood has been receivered. >> traffic comes through here, nobody stops at stop signs. >> good news is that everybody who lives in this vicinity can get to work or school by taking just a short detour. >> city officials say they've known this was a problem and now, they're being forced to d
ABC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
tell you what gere advised coming up. >>> but we'll start in kansas city where the linebacker jovan belcher was supposed to take the field for the chiefs, but that's not going to happen. police said that he killed his girlfriend on saturday. and then killed himself in front of his coach. caught in the middle here the most innocent conceivable victim, the couple's 3-month-old baby girl. abc's john schriffen is inside arrowhead stadium where today's game will still be played. >> reporter: dan, good morning. this morning, we're learning more about what may have happened in the hours leading up to this tragedy. according to the kansas city star, it all started 1:00 saturday morning when belcher's girlfriend got home late from a concert that she attended with friends. well, tragically, it ended seven hours later. when belcher shot her several times, and he then drove to the chiefs stadium where he then took his own life. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out why nfl linebacker jovan belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend and then took his own life. >> we heard that they
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
city november 13th crews have been going around the clock to shore up parts of that hill to keep debris from flowing into the neighborhood daly city has spent almost half a million dollars to repair the damage. >>> in iraq residents of a baghdad neighborhood are cleaning up following a car bombing the blast killed five on a day when insurgents launched taxes against security forces and civilians in central and northern iraq yesterday, 30 were killed, dozens wounded. >>> in egypt several hundred protesters continue to clash with police in cairo. demonstrators threw stones while police fired tear gas not far from the u.s. embassy a include of tear gas can be seen over the area clashed have flared for several days. >>> the woman who could be the next secretary of state is feeling heat on capitol hill. u.n. ambassador rice will be back today to try to appease republican lawmakers. rice met privately yesterday with gop senators mccain, graham and ayotte. they say she misled the public about the deadly attack on the consulate in benghazi after the attack, rice placed blame on an anti-muslim v
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
even injuries. this came down in the bernal heights neighborhood yesterday. residents and city officials have been at odds over how to deal with old, sick trees with the city budget that has cut the number of inspectors for the entire city down to three. >>> mike watching things closely. can you tell us more about -- >>> the flood warning in effect until 6:15 accumulating effect of all the streets and roads draining into the stream will keep it rising until 6:15, penngrove stream right now overflowing its banks and causing flooding this whole area in green which is most of the petaluma this morning best radar returns are around corona road up to old adobe mcdowell, stony point road along 101 must be a nightmare there because you are getting ponding on the roads from the heavier rain. the good news is you can see a little break to the west cold front moving through the heart of the bay now, that's why you see this line here from about davis down 80 into san francisco, points about 50 miles east where the green is moderate to heavy rain now that is out ahead of the cold front we
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. here the city is trying to prevent damage this morning on pine street. the city had to clean up after a tree that fell over on a car. >> this is scary. i witnessed it. it was scary. >> she is describing when the tree fell over that happened at about 8:30. this tree landed on a mercedes-benz. the tree trunk rolled off the car. the car belongs to ashley jenkins. >> i hope it's not a total loss. i just bought the car. soy love it. it's been a great car for me so far. but i'm just trying to think positively about it. >> residents say is not the first time a tree has fallen over. year, neighbors are concerned trees are old and too vulnerable. >> i am concerned about the people driving down pine street and about my family. >> trees air major concern for workers. rec and park crews decided this tree is just about to fall. so they decided before it did damage. large storm waves fell on the coast. jeff who lives in a home by the shore says living here means you have to be ready when the types of storms come through. >> you should stay prepared. actually. have batteries on hand. should be
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
francisco bay area. wind gusts up to 54 miles per hour in the city. and outside, some of the higher terrain had 88-mile-per-hour gusts. and we go to nevada because it is not just california. they are sandbagging, preparing for more rain. the truckee river will likely crest and flood by tomorrow. some of the heaviest flooding they've seen in more than a decade. finally, it's not just northern california and the pacific northwest. it's southern california that feels the high surf. so, some surfers probably very happy. but could be dangerous. but it's something to note if you're planning to go to the beach in southern california. let's look at what we expect for more rainfall coming up. tonight into early tomorrow, that's when the next bulk of it hits. you'll have four to eight inches in that red area. redding, you're included. sacramento, just on the outside of it. the wind speeds will gust easily to 40-mile-per-hour-plus. 60 to 80 in any of the red area. and finally, high surf going to be an issue, all the way through the weekend. i'll have so much more coming up in your nation's wea
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
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Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
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Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
city has an excellent storm drainage system. they are seeing a dramatic change in the river levels. >> by sunday into monday it will be up to here. the flood stage or the expectations at gernville is 32 feet. >> bill hutchinson whose trailer sits on the russian river says he has watched the river rise 17 feet since this morning. he is packing up and heading for higher ground tomorrow. >> it is not worth it. fortunately my little house has wheels on. it. >> even the creatures are headed for high ground. west of santa rosa, several low-lying back roads are flooded, and it only took a foot of water to stall out this car. >> we were coming from windsor and going to the mall. >> samuel saw the flood signs and he started to cross. >> once we got to the water we saw the smoke coming out and he turned the car back off and on. we will open the doors and the water just came in. >> everybody just thinks they can come through it and they don't make. it. >> nicholas williams says he pulled three cars out of this flooded part of the station. >> when they do that to the car what happens? >> they
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
the kansas city royals. the winning lotto numbers turn out to be the same as that team's hall of fame players. stars like george brett, and willie wilson, along with former player, bo jackson. we did try to contact hill overnight. but our calls were not returned. but all this speculation could soon be over. officials will be revealing who holds that winning powerball ticket in the next few hours. george? >> okay, alex. thanks. love that secret code. >>> halfway across the country, another big winner. >> we have new clues developing right now about the second powerball winner. this may be him, caught on surveillance, learning he's just won -- look at that. come on. abc's david kerley has the latest on this mystery man. david? >> reporter: it's amazing, amy. how often do we get to see someone who's potentially won $200 million -- $275 million. but that's exactly what may have happened here. at least that's the way it appears right now. can fairy tales come true? it seems like this anonymous man's happily ever after may have started at this exxon station. watch these cameras capture
ABC
Dec 1, 2012 1:05am PST
days, but that's because the city has an excellent storm drainage system. they are seeing a dramatic change in the river levels. >> by sunday into monday it will be up to here. the flood stage or the expectations at gernville is 32 feet. >> bill hutchinson whose trailer sits on the russian river says he has watched the river rise 17 feet since this morning. he is packing up and heading for higher ground tomorrow. >> it is not worth it. fortunately my little house has wheels on. it. >> even the creatures are headed for high ground. west of santa rosa, several low-lying back roads are flooded, and it only took a foot of water to stallthis car.t this car. >> we were coming from windsor and going to the mall. >> samuel saw the flood signs and he started to cross. >> once we got to the water we saw the smoke coming out and he turned the car back off and on. we will open the doors and the water just came in. >> everybody just thinks they can come through it and they don't make. it. >> nicholas williams says he pulled three cars out of this flooded part of the station. >> when they do that
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 11:00am PST
>>> this is what the wet and windy commute looks like on i in redwood city looks like the edgewood road area. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. here's a live look outside now you can see the wind mixed with rain and fog. we have live team coverage of the storm with amy hollyfield in the north bay. katie marzullo on the coast. eric thomas is at sfo. meteorologist lisa argen in the weather center with live doppler 7 hd. >>> good morning. we are looking at the back edge of this system in the north bay. heaviest rain now in the east bay, peninsula, just had a good downpour here. dublin 580 and south towards union city and fremont moderate rain now the winds have been a big factor gusting to 30 and 40 miles an hour. this rain pushing into the east bay and oakland now. still, rain to the west and woodside, 280, 101 through sunnyvale, watch out cupertino getting into heavier rain now. off the coast pescadero, santa cruz picking up rain. wind gusts up to 32 miles an hour, san jose still airport delays and wind advisory extended into 2:00 this afternoon for wind gusts up to 45 m
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Dec 2, 2012 4:00am PST
pre-oscar event. we'll tell you what geer advised coming up. >>> we'll start with kansas city where linebacker jovan belcher. he killed his girlfriend on saturday. and then killed himself in front of his coach. caught in the middle here the most innocent conceivable victim, the couple's 3-month-old girl. john? >> reporter: dan, good morning. we're right here on the field. this morning, we're learning more about what may have happened in the hours leading up to this tragedy. it all started 1:00 saturday morning when belcher's girlfriend got home late from a concert that she attended with friends. tragically it ended seven hours later. he then drove to the chiefs stadium where he then took his own life. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out why linebacker jovan belcher killed his 22-year-old girlfriend and then took his own life. >> we heard that they had been arguing in the past. >> reporter: police say saturday morning he shot and killed kasandra perkins the mother of his daughter at their home. police say belcher's own mother was in the house, saw the murder and call
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
legacy two of]rbx fallen leaders assassinated 34 years ago today inside of their offices at city hall. >> san francisco gay men chorus sang in memory of the two a short time ago. speakers included milk's nephew, stewart. a group marched to milk's old camera store. he was the first openly gay man elected to office in san frachblt he not only championed lgbt community but spoke up for neighborhoods where people felt ignored by city hall. >> other people are being remembered tonight. victims of the oikos university massacre will be remembered thanks to a special a musical performance highlighted the ceremony. the plot of landed indicated in honor of the seven people. a psychiatrist found the suspect is not mentally competent to stand trial. a judge will determine whether the trial goes forward. >> today a fed ram judge denied national rifle association request for a preliminary injunction against two san francisco gun laws. the attorney argued it reasonable withheld public safety. the storage law requires guns to be locked when stored in the home. other law bars sale of dangerous am miss
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Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
the nfl tragedy in kansas city. chiefs linebacker jovan belcher fatally shooting his girlfriend and then taking his own life. just 24 hours later, the team finding the strength to get back on the field. abc's john schriffen is in kansas city with the latest on this story. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: elizabeth good morning. chiefs' head coach romeo crennel said overnight he made the decision to play the game to help his players take their minds off their, quote, misery for a few hours. but this morning, police and nfl players and friends try to figure out why belcher took his life so violently. abc news has learned he regularly visited gun ranges. and had multiple weapons in his home. abc news has learned that kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher not only owned guns but he and his girlfriend kasandra perkins used them recreationally. >> i knew before she was pregnant that they liked to go to the gun range and shoot. and that it was a lot of fun for both of them. >> reporter: police said belcher turned one of those guns on perkins, reportedly nine times at the home
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
neighborhoods in the past it has caused flooding the city has a multi-million dollar plan in the works to help keep the mission from flooding. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage on the storm getting ready to hit the bay area, track the storms yourself with live doppler 7 hd at abc7news.com. >>> san francisco police have a wanted parolee in custody. police recognize the man yesterday on monterey build he collided with a police vehicle while diving away last night after someone phoned in a -- while driving away last night after someone phoned in a tip. they set up a perimeter, police negotiators were able to convince the man to surrender. amy hollyfield will have more in a live report in the next half hour. >>> 5:05. oakland police investigating that city's 116th homicide of the year. detectives say a man was shot and killed in east oakland after 8:00 last night. officers found the victim unresponsive near the san leandro border. he was pronounced dead at the scene. >> the murders of two teenaged oakland this week have underscoreed growing fear that criminals are getting bolder. 15
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Nov 30, 2012 12:00am PST
in panama city, florida. please say hello to martin short. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: what an entrance. it is always a pleasure to have us here. >> i love to be overwhelmed by love. >> jimmy: how is everything? >> good. i love doing this show. >> jimmy: you do? thank you. >> it's my favorite of the 47 talk shows. it's in the top four or five. >> jimmy: thank you. >> because of the responsibilsp. >> jimmy: of whom? >> our conversation. since you refuse to prepare. and i think it's your strength. >> jimmy: that it is. >> you're the honey boo boo of late night. >> jimmy: thank you very much. [ applause ] i've been eating a lot of cheese balls to prepare. well, that's -- >> i love -- >> jimmy: do you really? >> yes. the difference between her family and the palins is teeth. and that's it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and a few pounds, maybe. >> and i think, by the way, i'm glad that you showed up. >> jimmy: thank you. >> considering that when that "national enquirer" story hit today. >> jimmy: what story? >> well, the one that says that you're dating general petraeus. i think it's ju
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s in the midwest. denver hovering near 70, 25 degrees above normal. just shy of 80 in phoenix. >>> when we come back this morning, home sweet home prices. the housing market is really on a roll. >>> and then, something fishy. a taste test of some genetically-modified salmon. it could be headed to your dinner plate. but it's nothing found in nature. >>> and the dog that found itself on some very thin ice. and the rescuers, though, who raced to save him. >>> welcome back, everyone. there's another sign this morning that the housing market is recovering. home prices in october were up more than 6% from a year earlier, the biggest yearly gain in more than six years. prices rose in all but five states. they were off just a fraction from september. but analysts say that's the end of the summer home buying season. >>> a company called aquabounty is wai
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Dec 5, 2012 1:05am PST
fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm throughout the morning with live doppler 7hd and with our team of reporters throughout the bay area. live coverage begins at 4:30 a.m. with the abc7 morning news and live updates throughout the morning. stay here with us. we will keep you u >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now on the 600 block of east 18th street. there is no word yet on the condition of the victims. again four people shot. no arrests have been made to this point. new at 11:00, a bizarre kidnapping and a daring escape in the south bay. a handyman was threatened, beaten and forced to do repair work for several hours. it started yesterday morning at a home on called well court and ended at the chevron on santa teresa boulevard in san jose. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston
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Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 4th, 2012. >>> and good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we begin with the murder trial illustrating that luck can be a fickle thing indeed. when a florida man won a multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot, he didn't realize he may well have been setting off a bizarre chain of events that would end with his murder. here's abc's linsey davis for our series, "crime and punishment." >> reporter: abraham shakespeare probably thought he was the luckiest man in the world when he won $30 million in the florida lottery in november of 2006. but his luck would change in a horrific way. and now, this woman, doris dee dee moore, is on trial for his murder. moore sobbed in court today, after jurors listened to audio recordings of her allegedly agreeing to a scheme in which another man would take the blame for shakespeare's death. it was the latest bombshell in a scandalous trial. >> there was a person he knew who was willing to take the rap for his disappearance, for what
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Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
tonight. here's a look at live doppler 7 hd. we have a smattering of light rain showers in the city and along the coastline. morgan hill and gilroy, highway 101, a little bit of wet weather through castroville. we have more weather to go on the way today. it will be on and often rain showers, though. so temperatures once again on the mild side. starting out with mid-50s to about 60 around the bay. and by the afternoon still a chance ever showers, low to mid-60s. it's not until the evening hours that we are looking at the rain becoming more intense in the north bay. i'm talking sonoma and marin. if you have plans tonight you will be in the rain but the heaviest rain when you are sleeping. we will detail the flood watches and the timing of the rain coming up in a little bit. katie. >> thanks so much. as the next big storm moves in, the big concern is the north bay. take a look at this video from outside of the stump down brewery in this time-lapse webcam video. you can see how quickly the river has risen. allen long reports from sonoma county where the national weather service has issued
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Dec 1, 2012 8:00am PST
union city. san leandro and the peninsula down to the south bay, sunnyvale cupertino light showers. we're going to get into this break, as the break, continue to lighten up. breezy throughout the day today. we are looking at our last system in the pacific that will bring us the heavy winds into tomorrow. we'll time out the next heavy rain coming your way in a few minutes. >> katie: get where you are going and stay there. developing news in south florida two people are now dead and more than two dozen others injured. a tour bus hit an overpass at miami international airport. officials say all 32 people aboard the bus suffered some sort of injury. the driver was not familiar with the area and didn't intend to go to the airport. they are supposed to travel through the departure area that has a higher clearance. >> north korea says it will try again to launch a long range rocket. they say the launch will take place between december 10 and december 22. it comes as kim jung un meets with chinese officials to discuss relations and comes ahead of south korea presidential election. north la
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Nov 29, 2012 1:40am PST
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Dec 4, 2012 12:00am PST
out here. >> the wind picking up here. >> very different scene here in ocean city. >> good morning, michael and darlene. conditions out here are really worsening. >> video rolling but right here this house on the corner. they don't know whether they made it out safely. thank you, ma'am, my hat. >> the wind when i turn this direction, you can see, i lose my hat. >> you have to hold on to your hat. >> well, the problem was, my hat just flew off. you guys caught me running to the live truck to try to get my other hat because it flew into this lovely puddle. >> this wind and forget the hat. can i give this hat? that's not going to work. >> jimmy: might be time for weather people to switch to beanies. i, by the way, i listened to the people who told us to seek shelter and stay inside. when i hear the world shelter, i run. i'm not adventurous. i stayed in my hotel room, drank the bottles of shampoo and passed out. i watched local news. every time i watched tv i saw governor christie looking like grimace. yelling at everyone. i want one of the governor chris christie fleece zip-ups. i don
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Nov 28, 2012 4:30am PST
forecasts seriously, we saw a lot of people going to stations their cities set up, a lot in the north bay, where people were gathering sandbags, preparing, putting them around their homes, we saw a lot of people clearing out gutters. people taking this storm seriously. >> bottom of the hill san rafael comes down the hill hard taking precautions. got a little flooded last year. >> reporter: people in downtown san anselmo are watching the storm carefully. downtown flooded in 2005. the downtown seems confident this year that things are going to be okay the creek looks low, people have sandbags, they are ready they cezanne anselmo is a tough town -- they say san anselmo is a tough down and will be fine. national weather service describes what is about to hit us as a river of rain, warning everyone to be ready and get prepared. we are in the north bay we'll be watching all morning. be sure and tune in throughout our newscast to get a sense of what it is like outside. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> boat owners are being warned to make sure their vessels be properly moored. katie marzu
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Dec 3, 2012 11:35pm PST
. visit progressive.com today. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with bill weir. >> between the hamster wheel grind at work, the commute to and from, fatigue, on the open road can seem like an accepted fact of modern life. in fact an estimated 250,000 americans drive drowsy every day, and that can turn into a very real nightmare, so the next time you find yourself with miles to go before you sleep, something to think about. from abc's ron claiborne. >> reporter: the video is shocking. a woman driving a car in denver asleep at the wheel. watch as she drifts in and out of her line, somehow she never crashes. she drove 30 miles before a police car was finally able to pull her over. about 6800 drivers each year aren't so lucky. they fall asleep while driving, crash and die. drowsy driving is the second-leading cause of fatal vehicle accidents behind only drunk driving and ahead of driving while texting. it's not just driving that is affected. a recent study in the journal of american medical association estimated that workplace accidents from sleep deprivation cost $
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Nov 27, 2012 11:35pm PST
rationing in new york city could lead to cannibalism. >> your baby might start looking like a chicken. >> he has accused justice mayer. >> she was a part of an elite pagan group. >> people see me and they're like, whoa! you're changed. i see this guy and i'm like, thanks, man of god. forerunner right here. >> on the video, angus jones makes it clear he's a phaneuf hudson's but hudson said he has never seen "two and a half men" and was meeting jones for the first time that day. >> everything that angus said came from angus. i was sitting there and if you look at the video and you see my fates, i was as genuinely, i don't want to say shocked but taken back by his boldness. >> please stop filling your head with filth. please. >> i don't know if angus's calling is to become a preacher. i don't know. but i think that angus should follow the leadership of the holy spirit upon his life. >> others aren't so sure. first and foremost, jones' mother. she reportedly said she is concerned her son is being exploited by this church. on the video, jones suggests his recent conversion to seventh day a
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Nov 28, 2012 12:00am PST
, jimmy here, with a word about citi price rewind. you do the shopping with your citi credit card and citi shops around for you by searching for a lower price on hundreds of retailers sites. if citi finds a price at least $25 lower than what you paid, you can get back the difference. it's called a rewind moment, and it goes something like this -- >> i need a new tv -- it's a good thing i brought cash. >> jimmy: that, is a rewind moment. >> i need a new tv -- it's a good thing i brought my checkbook. >> jimmy: another rewind moment. >> i need a new tv -- it's a good thing i brought my citi card? >> jimmy: si. >> thank you. >> jimmy: now this looks like a fast-forward moment. >> dicky: buy now, save later on purchases like toys and electronics made on your citi card with price rewind. learn how it works and register your eligible purchase on citi.com/pricerewind. >> jimmy: "jimmy kimmel live" is back in two minutes with melis melissa, reba mcentire, mike tyson and music from future. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refu
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
good now, tail lights towards foster city, 13 to 14 minutes to get across the span either direction eastbound looking good too. southbound out of marin over the waldo through the rainbow tunnel waldo tunnel looking nice, no fog, no traffic coming into san francisco, a little bit of wet roads with isolated showers through marin. san leandro, accident with a truck, 26 foot truck plowed into parked cars at east 14th and 162nd avenue, amy hollyfield is headed there. new accident north 680 before 80 at cordelia junction car in center divide. >>> 6:03. san francisco list have a wanted federal parolee in custody after a standoff. police recognized the man yesterday on monterey boulevard. he took off and collided with a police car. the parolee's car was found after somebody phoned in a tip. police confirmed he was in a house on appleton avenue and set up a perimeter with the s.w.a.t. team, he surrendered. >>> live doppler tracking storm two being expected to arrive fully tonight sonoma county residents and businesses are getting ready nearly an inch of rain fell in downtown petaluma yesterd
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Dec 2, 2012 2:00am PST
north coast, pushing into crescent city. this where is the leading edge of the cold front is. it has to swing south and we are doing for heavy around and wind tomorrow morning. this is the timing. 11:00 this evening, and tonight and early tomorrow morning, stormy conditions, 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m., that's when we'll look for very heavy rainfall, very strong winds to move into the north bay. 6:00 a.m. red indicating very heavy rain, from napa down towards san rafael. and you'll notice as we head to the 9:00 hour, into the 11:00 hour, this cold front moves towards the south, the rain pushes south. behind it we'll see clearing rapidly, and this is good news for the rest russian river, guerneville, because it looks as the some of the levels won't be as high as we anticipated. we'll check out the latest river flow stages forecast for those two rivers, plus other advisories for the bay area in the next 24 hours. >> ama: as league just mentioned, flooding is a big concern, especially along the napa river, sergio quintana is live in napa. sergio? reporter: well, the rains have already caused so
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Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
bit better returns here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash flood watch through the evening hours. so the heaviest rain will continue to sink to the south of us throughout the morning hours and the wind advisory is up through noon today. we are looking at south winds anywhere from 20 to 30 miles an hour and we are seeing the gusts already up to 50 miles an hour. so here we are on track to see the heaviest rain from the north bay into the central bay within the next hour. so stay with us. we will keep you updated. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. with all that going on and this series of storms the rivers are rising throughout the bay area. there's a flat warning this morning for the napa river. that's where abc7 news reporter kera clapper joins us live. how i
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
one direction or another. now, tonight at 6:00 we'll talk to neighbors and the city who are finding that the bright side, boy say of this. that will be tonight at 6:00. >> white house middle school will be reopening tomorrow after being closed today, the cause of damage in one building. four classrooms as well as library and administrative offices flooded yesterday when a culvert backed up. officials trying to determine whether they'll have to replace floors and cabinets in the building. >> a lot treefs have fallen in the storms because of the ground just oversaturated at this point. like this tree danging a mercedes-benz last week, they often damage anything and everything in their paths when they fall. tree crews have been aus fully busy haven't they? >> behind me, you can see an elm tree. you can take a look. how powerful this must have been as it was falling it picked up part of the sidewalk and fell on to this prius this, wasn't the only tree that fell here. i'm counting one, two, three, here on walnut street. this is san francisco vernal heights neighborhood where a fallen cyp
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